Friday, September 23, 2011
DC 1970's Retroactive Comics
I picked up a couple of DC 1970's Retroactive comics awhile back over at The Fantasy Shop. I asked the salesclerk working there if it had been perused, and they said they hadn't because of a general disdain for the art. Like my brother said, there is no accounting for taste, mine included, and the great thing about the wide world of comics is that there is something for everybody. I've been getting into some of the older comics since I got back into reading them a year ago, particularly the 60's & 70's stuff, but also 80's & 90's. I like new comics as well- they look fantastic, and the dialogue is certainly updated. Reading the older stuff has filled me in on so much I missed, and I'm genuinely interested in the origins of these characters. The art of each of the past eras also has it's charm, paving the way to the future pencillers, inkers & digital colorists of today. I find the evolution fascinating, standing here on the verge of 2012. Additionally, as a toy collector I'm curious about the stories behind all those action figures! Fun!